Latin America & Caribbean News

Brooklyn’s Benjamin Banneker Academy Attacked

As a resident of Brooklyn for some 35 years, where five of my children—including one who now teaches in the system–along with numerous nieces and nephews attended the public school system, I inevitably formed strong relations with a large number of dedicated and progressive teachers. Sharing a life-long commitment to community activism and social equity ….


Gypsy Quits Government and Party

Almost on the eve of Trinidad & Tobago’s national election Winston “Gypsy” Peters, well known calypsonian, member of Cabinet and Minister of Community Development, has resigned his portfolio and as a member of the governing United National Congress (UNC).


Emancipation Day, August 1

Tomorrow is August 1 but August 1 is not an ordinary day for Jamaicans, Barbadians, Grenadians and other people, especially of African heritage, living in the Anglophone Caribbean.